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IP University (GGSIPU) LL.M Admissions 2022: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Entrance Exam, Selection Process

Rajneesh Shukla
Rajneesh ShuklaUpdated On: June 09, 2022 04:02 pm IST | CLAT

Do you wish to pursue your LLM degree at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University? Learn more about its eligibility, selection process, admission criteria, syllabus, application fee, etc. to make a confident decision.

GGSIP University LLM Admissions 2022

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, previously known as Indraprastha University, is a state university in Delhi, India. It was founded in 1998 as a teaching and research university. The university is UGC approved and contains 14 university schools (colleges of the university), 12 of which are on the Dwarka campus and two on the new East Delhi campus, USDI, and USAR. More than 120 colleges are associated with the university and operate in accordance with the university's guidelines and rules. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University was ranked 12th in the law category in the NIRF Ranking 2021. The university was placed 99th in the overall category with a score of 41.43 in the NIRF Rankings of 2021. 

The university offers a plethora of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs for aspirants belonging to different categories and it is considered to be one of the best universities in India. In this article, we will be discussing the GGSIP university’s one-year and two-year (weekend) postgraduate Master in Law (LLM) program and its various important aspects like eligibility, important dates, application process, course fees, etc. So, the candidates who are interested in taking admission to GGSIP university’s LLM postgraduate program must keep reading this article to know everything related to the LLM postgraduate degree program at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.

GGSIP University offers two different types of LLM postgraduate degree program, one is a regular course of one-year duration in which students can get admitted only after successfully clearing the Common Law Entrance Test (CLAT) which is a national-level law entrance examination. The other LLM program offered by GGSIP University is a two-year weekend degree program, selection in the two-year weekend LLM degree program at GGSIP University is based on the performance of candidates in the qualifying exam (50% weightage), 30% weightage is given to personal interview, and 20% weightage is given to year-wise professional experience.

The specializations offered under the one-year regular LLM degree program at GGSIP University are mentioned below:

The specializations offered under the two-year (weekend) LLM degree program at GGSIP University are mentioned below:

  • Intellectual And Industrial Property Law
  • Cyber Law And Cyber Crime

GGSIP University LL.M Highlights 2022

The highlights section will provide you with an outline of the LLM one-year and two-year postgraduate program at GGSIP University. The highlights section will include crucial information related to the one-year and two-year LLM course like duration, admission process, eligibility, course fees, application fee, exam details, etc.

LL.M One-Year Degree Program Highlights

Course Type

Regular

Course Duration

One-Year

Eligibility

LLB degree or equivalent law degree from a foreign university with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks

Admission Process

CLAT PG Entrance Exam

Maximum Age Limit

35 years

Specializations Offered

  • Corporate Law
  • Intellectual Property Right
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Gender Justice and Women Empowerment 
  • Criminal Justice System 

Application Fee

INR 1200

Counseling Fee

INR 1000

Counseling Mode

Online

Application Process

Online


LLM Two-Year Degree Program Highlights

Course Type

Part-Time (Weekend)

Course Duration

Two-Year

Eligibility

LLB degree or equivalent law degree from a foreign university with at least one year of work experience in service or profession after LLB

Maximum Age Limit

35 years

Admission Process

  • Performance in the qualifying exam(50% weightage)- Non-CET mode
  • Personal Interview- 30% weightage
  • Professional Experience(Year-Wise)- 20% weightage

Specializations Offered

  • Intellectual And Industrial Property Law
  • Cyber Law And Cyber Crime

Application Fee

INR 1200

Counseling Participation Fee

INR 1000

Counseling Mode

Offline 

Application Process

Online


GGSIP University LL.M Important Dates 2022

For one-year LLM course, the crucial dates like registration start date, registration end date, and exam date for GGSIP University’s one-year LLM postgraduate course are tabulated below:

Event

Date

Registration Start Date

04/03/2022

Registration End Date

31/05/2022

Exam Date

19th June 2022 (CLAT PG)


For two-year (weekend) LLM course, a few of the essential dates for GGSIP University’s two-year (weekend) LLM degree program are mentioned below:

Event

Date

Registration Start Date

04/03/2022

Registration End Date

31/05/2022

Exam Date

Not Applicable


GGSIP University LL.M Application Process 2022

The application process steps for the one-year LLM course and two-year (weekend) LLM course at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University are mentioned below:

  • Visit IP University's official website i.e http://www.ipu.ac.in/
  • Fill out the application form.
  • Complete the General and Professional Information sections.
  • Upload scanned copies of the required documents.
  • Check the Declaration box after you've double-checked the information you've entered.
  • Finally, click on the "submit" button to submit the completed application form
  • Pay the application fee using a credit or debit card or via net banking.
  • Following payment, the course details and transaction ID will be displayed.
  • Take a printout of that page for future use.

Also Read: LLM Admissions in India 2022: Entrance Exams, Admission Process, Specialisations, Eligibility, Top Colleges

GGSIP University LL.M Application Fees 2022

The application fee must be paid after completing and submitting the online registration form via credit card/debit card/net banking. The application fee is exclusive of any payment processing fees or online transaction charges, any charge that is over and above the online application fee has to be borne by the applicant and will be automatically added to the application fee during the online payment.

The tabulated data below shows the application fee and counseling fee for one-year LLM and two-year LLM degree program at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha.

Course Name

Application Fee

Counseling Participation Fee

LLM (One-Year)- Full Time

INR 1200

INR 1000

LLM (Two-Year)- Part Time

INR 1200

INR 1000


GGSIP University LL.M Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criterion for the one-year full-time LLM degree program at GGSIP University is mentioned below:

  • Passed with an LLB degree (Bar Council of India mandate to enroll as an advocate) from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate percentage of 55% and above OR an equivalent law degree from a recognized foreign university.

The eligibility criterion for the two-year part-time (weekend) LLM degree program at GGSIP University is mentioned below:

  • Candidates must be an LLB graduate(Bar Council of India mandate to enroll as an advocate) from a recognized university OR holder of an equivalent law degree from a recognized foreign university along with one year of professional experience or service after the completion of the LLB degree program.

GGSIP University LL.M Admission Process 2022

Only those candidates will be considered for the admission who meet all the eligibility requirements for the one-year and two-year (weekend) LLM degree programs offered by GGSIP University. The admission criteria for the one-year LLM program and two-year (weekend) LLM program are different, let’s understand the admission process for both the LLM degree programs one by one.

GGSIP University One-Year LL.M Admission Process

Candidates taking admission to the one-year full-time LLM program must complete the application process and they must make sure to mandatorily fill out the CLAT PG application number/ enrollment number during the online filling out of the GGSIP University’s application form. Candidates who fail to provide the CLAT PG application number/ enrollment number will not be considered for admission.

Final Admission to the one-year full-time LLM degree program will be based on the merit list prepared for the candidates who qualify in the CLAT-PG examination. GGSIP University will not conduct its own Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to the one-year LLM degree program. Admission will be solely based on the merit list prepared on the basis of the CLAT PG examination result.

GGSIP University Two-Year LL.M Admission Process

Admission to the two-year (weekend) LLM program offered by GGSIP University will be based on three key criteria laid by the GGSIP University. There would be no CLAT PG examination required for admission to the two-year (weekend) LLM program and there would also be no CET examination conducted for admission to this two-year part-time LLM degree program. The three key factors on which the merit list will be prepared by the GGSIP University for admission to the two-year LLM degree program are mentioned below:

  • Performance in the qualifying examination (Non-CET mode) - 50% weightage
  • Personal Interview - 30% weightage
  • Professional Experience (Year-wise) - 20% weightage

Note: The interview will be performed by a committee chaired by the Dean of the University School of Law and Legal Studies and approved by the Vice-Chancellor of GGSIPU. The final Merit list will be compiled by a committee appointed by the Dean of the University School of Law and Legal Studies and will be announced on the University's website http://www.ipu.ac.in.

GGSIP University LL.M Entrance Exam 2022

There will be a National-level Entrance Exam (CLAT PG) conducted by the Consortium of NLUs for a one-year LLM degree program at GGSIP University. To successfully prepare for the CLAT PG 2022 exam, you must first grasp what topics and sections are crucial, as well as what percentage weightage certain topics have in the question paper. Check the previous year's question papers, do some research, and examine the frequency of different questions that were asked in the previous year's question papers from a specific topic/subject to know and gauge what themes are vital for your CLAT PG 2022 examination. 

Important Update: The descriptive essay-type questions have been removed from the CLAT PG 2022 examination, and the question paper now has 120 MCQ-type questions of 1 mark each, with 2 hours to finish the examination until further notice from the Consortium of NLUs. The paper will be written in English, and there will be a +1 mark for each correct response and a -0.25 mark for each incorrect answer attempted throughout the examination.

The table below displays the subjects of the CLAT PG exam, the number of questions asked from each subject, and the overall number of marks for each subject.

Subject

No. of MCQ Questions

Marks

Constitutional Law

60

60

Other law subjects including Criminal Law, International Law, Law of Torts, Contract Law, Jurisprudence and IPR

60

60

Total

120

120

GGSIP University LL.M Syllabus 2022

The LLM one-year degree program has a total of 55 credits. Each student must sit for examinations in all of the course papers and earn 55 credits to be awarded a degree. The year-wise syllabus for GGSIP University’s one-year regular LLM degree program according to the various specializations offered is mentioned below:

LLM (One-Year) - Corporate Law Specialization

Research Methods and Legal Writing 

System of Governance

Law and Justice in a Globalized World

Law of Corporate Management and Governance

Competition Law and Consumer Protection Laws

Regulation of Capital market and Foreign Investment

Corporate taxation

Banking and Insurance Laws 

Law of Corporate Finance and Securities Regulation

Dissertation

-

-


LLM (One-Year) - Intellectual Property Rights Specialization

Research Methods and Legal Writing 

System of Governance

Law and Justice in a Globalized World

Nature, Emergence and Development of IPR

Law of Copyright

Law of Patents

Law of Trademark

Law of Designs, Layout Designs and Geographical Indications

Protection of Plant Varieties & Traditional Knowledge 

Dissertation

-

-

LLM (One-Year) - Alternative Dispute Resolution Specialization

Research Methods and Legal Writing

System of Governance

Law and Justice in a Globalized World

Evolution and Concept of ADR

Law of Arbitration

Mediation, Conciliation and Negotiation 

International Commercial Arbitration

International Investment Arbitration 

Practical Training in ADR Skills/ Practical Applications of ADR Methods

Dissertation

-

-

LLM (One-Year) - Criminal Justice System Specialization

Research Methods and Legal Writing

System of Governance

Law and Justice in a Globalized World

Crime and Administration of Criminal Justice in India

Law and Organized Crime

Penology: Treatment of Offenders

Privileged Class Deviance

Crime and Investigation in ICT Era

International Criminal Justice System 

Dissertation

-

-


LLM (One-Year) - Gender Justice and Women Empowerment Specialization

Research Methods and Legal Writing

System of Governance 

Law and Justice in a Globalised World 

Gender Justice: Basic Concepts

Gender Justice: A Historical Perspective 

Gender Justice: Issues and Problems 

Gender Justice: Emerging Trends 

Gender Justice and Law 

Empowerment of women 

Dissertation

-

-

GGSIP University LL.M Course Fees 2022

The general course fee structure for all the other programs except LLB, B.Tech, M.Tech (full-time and part-time), and Ph.D programs is mentioned below:

Fee Head

Amount (in INR)

Tuition Fee (Per Annum) 

70,000

University Charges (Per Annum)

20,000

Alumni Contribution Fund (One Time Non – refundable)

2,000

Security Deposit (One Time – Refundable)

10,000

Fee Payable per year (Tuition Fee+ University Charges)

90,000

Fee Payable (one time) at the time of admission (Alumni Contribution Fund+Security Deposit)

12,000

Tuition Fee (Per Annum)

1,02,000

Also Read:Christ University LL.M Admission 2022: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Entrance Exam, Selection Process

This was all about IP University LL.M admissions. In case you have any doubts, send them to us through the Q&A Zone. Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for more updates on college admissions.

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